Jacob is a global nomad, who spent the past 10 years crisscrossing the globe in the hunt for the next new exciting (ad)venture.
On this journey he co-founded the social entrepreneurship competition Innovate Kenya, motorbiked from Ghana to Burkina Faso, directed an award winning short film and somewhere in between obtained an Honors Degree in International Studies and Economics from Simon Fraser University in Canada.
During his stint in Kenya he also worked as a Entrepreneur-in-Residence for 88mph – an entrepreneur accelerator in Nairobi and worked as a managing director for Yum.co.ke – a Kenyan Food Delivery Start-up. Jacob is also the founder of Danish Students Abroad (www.dsabroad.dk), an organization that represents and advises Danish students studying overseas.
He has a great passion for startups trying to solve real world problems, is a geek at heart and loves pub quizzes, scuba diving and fine aged rum.